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that is awesome. thanks tucker that does it for us this morning stay tuned for fox news sunday join us back here tonight at 6 for the latest newweather >> brit: i am brit hu in for chris wallace . the race for the white house intensifies as president obama and mitt romney trade charges over who best can run the country. we'll talk battle ground state politics and the impact of health care reform with two influential governors. rick scott of florida and terry branstad of iowa. and talk to karl rove the so-called architect of two presidential victories and joe trippi who redefined running for president in the internet age. and the obama attacks on mitt romney's time at bain effective . we'll ask the latest panel. all right now on "fox news sunday". and hello again from "fox news sunday" in washington. from the changing of welfare reform and implementing the new health care law there is concern in key states where the 2012 presidential election could be determined . joining us now is two governors from two influential state. scott scott in florida and terry branstad. there is a set of new possible
be determined . joining us now is two governors from two influential state. scott scott in florida and terry branstad. there is a set of new possible waivers by the federal government of work requirementsurped welfare reform . this would apire on the surface to be simply a case of the states getting more flexibility in how they administer the work requirements for receiving welfare benefits. governor scott, how do you see the waivers. some people say it is going to gut the law. >> unfortunately it is a huge step in the wrong direction . i was governor along with tommy thompson and governor engler in michigan. we worked with president clinton to get the welfare moved from entitlement program to a program that focused on job training and work. and we hel to move millions of people off of the welfare rolls boo permanent employment. we reduced the cost of medicare. we see this administration trying to get it. i think it is illegal because it is in the law . i don't think they have a right to waive it. tommy thompson is thinking about suing them over it it is absolutely wrong and a move in the wr
next. thanks for joining us. >>> the race for the white house intensities as president obama and mitt romney trade charges over who best can run the country. we will talk battleground state politics and the impact of health carrie form with two -- health care reform. and then campaign strategy. we will talk with karl rove, the so-called architect between two presidential victories and joe trippey who redefined rining for president -- redefined running for president in the internet age. and we will ask our sunday panel if the latest round of negative ads is working. that's all right now on fox news sunday. >>> fellow again -- hello again from fox news in washington. from the change in well form work requirements to implementing the new health care law there is concern in key states where the 2012 presidential election could be determined. joining us now are governors from two of those states, rick scott of florida who comes to us from san francisco and terry brandstet from virginia. welcome to you both, gentlemen. let me start with the question that stirred so much interest at the end
us now are governors from two of those states, rick scott of florida who comes to us from san francisco and terry brandstet from virginia. welcome to you both, gentlemen. let me start with the question that stirred so much interest at the end of the week which is a set of new possible waivers of the federal government of work requirements under welfare reform. this would appear on the service at least to be a case of the states getting more flexibility in how they administer the work requirements for receiving welfare benefits. let me start with you, governor, and how you see these waivers. some people are saying it will gut the law. >> well, unfortunately i think this is a huge step in the wrong direction. i was governor with tommy thompson from wisconsin and john an -- angler and we worked with bill clinton to get the well form -- welfare reform passed and it was a program based on job training and work, and we helped move millions of people off the welfare roles and into permanent employ meant. we reduced the cost of welfare and medicaid as a result of it. it was very succe
instead of these maintenance of effort requirements that the federal government has imposed on us. >> governor, forgive me. >> they want to give us more flexibility, do it under medicaid. >> i am going to come to medicaid in a moment. let me turn to governor scott. governor, how do you see this adjustment in the federal government's rules on the work requirements for welfare? >> governor brandsted is right. it is great if they give us more on medicaid. i mean, with this, perm responsibility is very -- personal responsibility is very important. in our state the number of people on unemployment has gone from 568,000 to 321,000 and part is personal responsibility. people need to be going out and looking for a job. we don't want people to stay on welfare. we want them to get back to work. that's what governors want. we want our states busy with more jobs. >> governor, aren't you now in a position with the flexibility granted to you by the federal government to set the welfare to the work requirements pretty much how you want it done. >> we will look at this, but we will keep the respo
government has imposed on medicaid. if they give us more flexibility do it under medicaid. i will come to medicaid in a moment but let me turn to governor scott how do you see this adjustment in the federal government rules on the work requirements for welfare? >>guest: well, the governor is right. it would be great if they gave us more flexibility on medicaid because that is killing our state budget. but, with this, personal responsibility is very important. in our state, unemployment, the number of people on unemployment is down. people need to look for a job. we need people to look. >> aren't you in a position where the federal government to set the welfare to work requirements pretty much however you want it done? >> well, we will look at this, but we will keep the responsibility in our states and i just wish they would do this for everything, for medicaid. medicaid in our state has grown 3 1/2 times our general revenue. give us more flexibility on medicaid, give us a block grant. that is what they ought to do. but with this we believe in personal responsibility and we will continu
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